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Coatings and Collaboration: Industry Joins Forces to Restore Historic Tanks

by Susan Boyd, Vulcan Painters, Inc., and Pamela Simmons, JPCL

This installment of “Profiles in Success” features the restoration of seven historic ...

SSPC Honors Coating Projects in 5th Annual Structure Awards

by Jodi Temyer, JPCL

SSPC presented the fifth annual structure awards at SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT, h...

The case of… The fix is worse than the problem

Curb Appeal

by Sally Zimmerman

Here's your three-part secret to the right colors for any house, anytime.

The many shades of green

Top Green Projects reflect the multifaceted nature of design and materials that contr...

Resurrecting an art-deco relic

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

Iconic Minnesota skyscraper is transformed, but restoration program returns a stunnin...

Paint Removal: Having a blast, gently

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

Paint removal with composite sponge media lends power, precision to restoration progr...

Battling the march of time

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

At the site where Washington took the fight to the British, craftsmen work to preserv...

Coatings and historic structures: A preservation dichotomy

by Deborah Slaton, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.

Treatments in restoration and conservation vary with needs and objectives of specific...

Resurrection - Re-creating a masterpiece in plaster and paint

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

Legendary architect Latrobe’s Baltimore cathedral emerges, restored, to reclaim exalt...

Splendor in paradise regained

by Mark Weisman, John Canning Painting and Conservation Studios

Restoration approach for oceanfront art conservatory represents blend of original aut...

Coatings for Wood - Industry and inspiration

by Joe Maty, JAC Editor

At the Cornwall iron furnace, which traces its origins to the American Revolution, th...

Coatings for Seacoast Settings: Beauty amid the often beastly

by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

The historic Wentworth hotel in New Hampshire and the pastel-hued WaterColor Inn on F...

Color makes waves at Watercolor Inn

The Watercolor Inn, located along the Gulf coast of Florida’s panhandle, offers a spl...

Concrete Coatings: New look, new life for ‘Mill City’ landmark

An ambitious renovation project set in a once-bustling grain-milling district sought ...

Green Building Council issues updated LEED for new construction

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently announced the launch of LEED® (Leade...

Restoration/preservation: Miracle at 90 West Street

by Joe Maty

An early 20th century Cass Gilbert landmark, located across the street from what once...

Restoration/preservation: Preserving the ‘Cathedral of Commerce’ demands devotion to the details of Gothic landmark

In stark contrast to the concerted reconstruction task at the 90 West Street building...

Color and restoration: Putting the pieces together

by Jayson Helsel

Due to the importance of many historical structures, there is considerable interest i...

Restoration/Preservation: Memorable masterpieces

by Joe Maty

Several notable historic preservation and restoration projects are reviewed in this S...

Surface Preparation Products

Surface Preparation Products Directory

Thanks for the vision, the passion, the memories

by Joe Maty

People who are passionate about historic preservation and restoration are much like w...


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SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

Hempel (USA) Inc.

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

Armakleen Company, The
ARMEX when nondestructive cleaning is critical

When cleaning substrates that cannot be damaged the only blast abrasive to use is ARMEX. Other blast abrasives can remove surface materials damaging the substrate.

Ethox Chemicals LLC
Ethoflex® ER instantly upgrades your epoxy!

The only epoxy additive that improves flexibility, corrosion resistance, toughness, and adhesion, without hurting pot life, cure time, or increasing VOCs.

IBIX North America
Portable Powder Coating System

All-in-one skid mounted system for on-site repairs. Durable coating for industrial, structural steel, pipeline and marine applications. 727-322-4611

Larson Electronics
Larson Electronics Explosion Proof Tank Lighting

Larson Electronics is a premium supplier and manufacturer of portable explosion proof lighting systems for tank cleaning and servicing lighting.

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